It All Starts when We Punish our Kids, #3

It all starts when we punish our kids.   What “all starts?” Well . . .     3.     Misogyny.   First of all, violence breeds violence and the received violence in childhood punishments is the main root of violence generally (see...

It All Starts when We Punish our Kids, #2

It all starts when we punish our kids.   What “all starts?” Well . . .   2.     Violence.   This hasn’t changed, despite what we like to think: punishment is violence. All punishment is ultimately physical. Even if in a particular...

It All Starts when We Punish our Kids, #1

It all starts when we punish our kids.   What “all starts?” Well . . .   1.     Religion.   Our children, human children are born helpless, can’t even lift their heads, can’t so much as roll over, so our babies’ first experience of...